[yuhng uh n, wuh n]
- a child or offspring: They have five young ones and another on the way.
Origin of young one
First recorded in 1525–35
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Examples from the Web for young one
Do you think I've got a head like a six-year-old young-one—or you?
"Let's go out to the barn and find the young-one ourselves," said the Captain.Mary-'Gusta
Joseph C. Lincoln
"It's a pity you didn't tell her sooner, young-one," he said.Across the Fruited Plain
Florence Crannell Means
I used to wish and wish for her, like a young-one wishin' on a load of hay, or the first star at night, or somethin'.